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  • 6 NY museums, libraries among finalists for national award

    Six museums in New York state are among the 30 finalists for the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries for community service. The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library Services has released its list of finalists for the...
  • Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say

    Man accused of burglary hides in Publix, poses as shopper, police say
    Boca Raton police arrested a man who they said burglarized a car at a library and then tried to hide in a Publix by posing as a shopper. Police said Frank Jackson and Patrick Cooper, both 25, busted the window out of a car at the Boca Raton Public...
  • Giant bubbles entertain kids at library

    Jeff Boyer knows his bubbles. Big, small, filled with smoke or gathering in sudsy clusters, he can create them all. He brought his show to Enfield Public Library during school vacation on Feb. 17 to entertain and dazzle kids and their parents. Boyer...
  • Batavia library to offer online digital streaming service for patrons

    With a new digital service, Batavia Public Library patrons can download borrowed material from their couches. Last week, the library added Hoopla Digital, a streaming service that began in 2013 and provides library members with access to more than 280,...
  • Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library

    Burb's Eye View: A young book lover runs her own free library
    Ella Peresie found the giant box under the family Christmas tree, and though it had her name on it, she struggled to figure out what it was. Most kids might be happy with a few toys or the occasional clothes. Ella, 9, was given a library. Ella’s...
  • Homeless people need libraries, and libraries need them, too

    Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library. It's not just that he loves books. For the 43-year-old who sleeps in a tent outside a local church, the library is pretty much the only place he can go that won't charge him to provide safety,...
  • Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
  • Niles Public Library honors Tom Surace

    The Niles Public Library Board of Trustees honored in memoriam long-time village employee Tom Surace with a resolution naming Feb. 2 "Tom Surace Day." Surace, who died this year at the age of 76, was remembered by those in attendance at the Feb.18...
  • Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare

    Avon Library Hosts Series On Shakespeare
    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library has announced that it will host a series of lectures, films and other events this spring on the plays of William Shakespeare. "Shakespeare: A Festivus for the Rest of Us" kicks off on March 28 at 2 p.m. at the...
  • Library offers tips on family research, photo preservation and memoirs

    Library offers tips on family research, photo preservation and memoirs
    With a two-hour presentation, specialists proved that the digital age of photography has not replaced the value of print portraits. The Bartlett Public Library's Family History Night, hosted Feb. 13, gave about a dozen guests ideas for preserving,...
  • Hubbard Woods students use art, technology to author books

    Hubbard Woods students use art, technology to author books
    The library collection at Hubbard Woods School's Resource Center recently increased thanks to the young authors of its fourth-grade class. Beginning in November, students were asked to begin the process of authoring their own picture books, but with a...